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the weekend, house democrats passed the affordable health care for america act, passing by just five of votes despite a majority for democrats in the house. the stumbling blocks -- abortion. in over in the senate, harry reid is grappling with that issue. >> i expected the bill would ensure woulthat there is no fedl funds for abortions and that rights of providers and health care facilities are protected. >> i thought this issue was settled, the federal funds for abortions was prohibited by the hyde men and in 1976. mark, you were up there. why was this necessary? >> it was because as george miller, nancy pelosi's closest lieutenant in the house, very strongly pro-choice, said of the pro-life majority in the house of representatives and my purchase colleagues better understand -- by pro-choice coeagues better understand that. while there is a consensus that abortion is legal and available, public tax dollars will not pay for it. >> nina, will be amended survive the final bill? >> some form will survive. this is tougher than the hyde amendment. there is a real possibility that if they do not gr
of our military equipment. this is worrisome and needing some attention. america is strong and resilient. and we'll pull through these tough times, we always have. and the companies building the internetre leading this technology driven recovery. more than one hundred billion dollars in private investment over the last two years has spurred innovation, launching new online service and content and put more than three million americans to work. an economic success story. expanding and growing by building a smarter, faster, safer internet. broadband for america: it's working. >> this bill will not add a dime to the deficit. quite the opposite it will cut it by $130 billion in the first 10 years. >> the bill costs $849 billion in 10 years, financed by new taxes on wealthy americans and insurance companies, also by cuts in medicare spending. the congressional budget office says the bill would reduce the federal deficit by $130 billion in the first 10 yearsas you just heard senator reid say. >> the fraudulent of these numbers is aolutely staggering. the benefits kick in in 2015, so outlays a
. that ththe democrats can point to. >> jejohn garamendi kept america is strong and resilient. and we'll pull through these tough times, we always have. and the companies building the internet are leading this technology driven recovery. more than one hundred billion dollars in private investment over the last two years has spurred innovation, launching new online service and content and put more than three million americans to work. an economic success story. expanding and growing by building a smarter, faster, safer internet. broadband for america: it's working. >> there are signs that the economy has rovered, but the jobless rate continues to rise. we learned that it is up for 10% -- 10.2%, to be exact. ford motor co. did not take bailout money and they make profit, but none of which ease the minds of voters in virginia and new jersey. >> the economy remains the top issue for voters. as james carville said, it's the economy, stupid. the economy is going well on wall street. main street is where it is missing. that is where people are feeling pain. >> in 1993, republicans won virginia and
democratpassed the affordable health care r america act. the bill passed by just fe votes, despite a majity for democrats in the house. thstumbling bck, abortion. over in the senate, harry reid is alrdy grappling wh that issue. >> i expect a bill that will he ensu no federal funds for aboron, and let the rigs of providers and healthare facilities are procted. >> i thought the u of fedel funds for abortions hadeen provided by that hyde amement in 1976 could not good enough, apparently, for the catholic bishops who were lobbying for the amended bwas this necessary? >> george miller, nancy pelosi's class is the tent in the house, strgly pro-choice, sai at there is pro-life majority in the hoe of representaves, and his pro choice colagues better understand. we fou that out on satday. while there is a consensus that a portio shall illegal and available, public tax llars will not- shall be legal and available, pubc tax dollars wi not pay for it. >> will be amendmenturvive the final bill? >>ome form will survive. this itougher than theyde man in. there is a possibity that if they deny grapple wi i
't that beautiful portrait? "calls krauthammer, america's most important opinion journalist for 25 years, but since a january 2009 this popularity has been a senate because he's a brilliant critic of president obama." -- has been a senate because he is an early critic of president obama." >> mark, sitting in charles's place, is right about this. in the virginia race, a 51% of the vote in virginia, the actual vote, was those folks voting for mccain. that means that the obama vote simply did not turn out. this was the perfect storm. a very well-wrought republican campaign at the top of the ticket, a weak democratic candidate, and no turnout. >> is this a referendum on obama? >> they say no -- the white house says, "good jockey, bad horses," the horses being jon corzine and creigh deeds. it is not just questions of the economy, but state and local races. obamas popularity happens to be the same as it was before the races. they did not have particularly strong candidates. both of them went in very weak and never gained much traction. >> are democrats in trouble, evan? >> since charles is not here, let
, house democrats passed the affordable health care for america act. it passed with just five votes, despite a majority for democrats in the house. the stumbling block, abortion. harry reid is already grappling with that issue. >> i expect to ensure that no federal funds are allowed for abortion and that the conscience rights of providers and the health care facilities will protected. >> i thought this issue was settled, that the use of the federal funds for abortions was provided by that hyde amendment in 1976 did not good enough, apparently, for the catholic bishops. mark, you were up there. why is this necessary? >> this is necessary because the chairman of the education and labor committee said that his purchase colleagues better understand that. we found that of8 -- his pro- choice colleagues better understand it. we found that out on saturday, that while there is a consensus that abortion ought to be legal and available, public tax dollars will not pay for it. >> nina, will be a men > -- will be amended survive the final bill? >> some form of it. this is tougher than the hyde
countryn the world ys for health care --he govnment pays for health care. this i whyany in america's support so sort of universal alth care. we cannot afford to dot this way anore. >> all those couries are hemohaging as a result. >> not the way we are on alth care. >>he british a canadians, who have a single payer system, are absoluty drowning in deb as a result their health care >> not compared t ours. th compared to medicare. there is a tax increase in our future. >> who are you goi to tax? >> you, me, that fellow behind the tree. >> ok, very reassing, thank you very much. let's talk about the confusion about mammograms. i think it is totally ridiculous. may not be litically correct, but i think it's about moneand politics, the beginning of rationi care, and i don't think it is about the health of individual wom. >> the government advisoryask force purecommendations on the frequency of mammogrs that caused a furor in the medical community and a t of confusion among women. the nel of 16 health-car professionals conclude that for most women, routine that our paths are not necessar
taxes o wealthy america and insurance compies, also by cuts in dicare spending. the congressional budget office says the bill would reduce the federal deficit by $130 billio in the first0 years. doou buy that? >> the fraudulenof these numbs is absolutely staggering i will expla why. the benefits kick in in 201 s outlays are only for half of that decade. the taxes and cuts, premed to spendi cuts, all kick in at the benning. you have 10ears of money in, five years of outlays, so of course it produces aurplus. if you start at 2015 and go until the end of time, the amount of deficit added a free ticket is going be about half a trillion. -- added a free ticket is going to be half a tllion. it wil proce a huge deficit annually. that is an absutely phony mber. >> charles is white. this bills a fiscal fraud. i would still -- charless right. this bill is a fiscal fraud. i woulstill vote fort, but if we were host about it, we wod sayhat we have not dealt with the mey piece of it that we will have to deal with it. weill kick tt down the road and deal with later. >> the thi about the senate bills t
important for the soldiers in thfield and allies, the afghans, wondering whether america wilbe or no whether th will be tempora "iill give it a yr or to answer wt happens," or if it is of extre importanc a war of necsity and we will stay until we finishe >> let me ask basic questn, why are we there? >> we went in there eight yea ago because of thtaliban, and it would ging sanctuary tell al qaeda -- added they were giving sanctuary to al qaeda. did it take o eye off the ball when we switched to iraq and put all o resources really there, and afghanistan was a holding actn for more than eightears. noal qaeda has regained strength. we're not really talking in terms of defeating t taliban but perhaps getting them to neutralized. do we have a government that goes beyd the city limits of kabul? we don't reay know. >> let's be honestbout this -- a sancuary for al qaeda, like somalia, whicis a non- states date -- non-state state. but e reason we e so consumed by is is pakistan, which is on the border d has nukes and is extmely dangerous, andfter pakista india will be endangered. this is a veryig play
passed the affordable health carfor america act. the bill passed by justive votes, despite a mority for democrat in the house e stumblinglock, abortion. over in th senate, harry reid is aeady grapplingith that issue. i expect a bill that will he enre no federal funds for abtion, and let the rhts of providers and heal care facilities are ptected. > i thought these of feral funds for abortions h been provided by that hyde andment in 1976 could not good enough, apparently, for the catholic bishop who were lobbying for the amendedy was this necessary? >> george miller, nancy pelosi's class is the tant in the house, songly pro-choice, sd that there ia pro-life majori in the use of representives, and h p choice cleagues better understand. we fnd that out on surday. while there is a consensus that a portn shall illegal and available, public tadollars will not -- shall be legal and available, plic tax dolla ll not pay for it. >> will be amendme survive the final bill? >> some form will survive. thiss tougher than the hyde man in. there is a possility that if they deny grapple th it, nobody
review." harles krauthammer has been one of america most important opinion journalists for abt 25 years no but since january 20, 2009, his fame, reac and populari has burgeoned. that is because he has been brilliant cric of obama. >> let me just say a couple of little facts. mark, sitting inharles's place, is right about this. the virginia race, a 51% of the vot in virnia, the actual vote -- those folks had ved for mccain that means that the obama vote simply did not turn ou this was a perfect storm -- a ally well-run republican campaign at the p of the tick, o weakemocratic candide, and no turnout. >> was this a referdum on obama? >> they say no. the white house says good jockeybad horses -- the horses being a jon corzine and creigh deeds. theaces turned on not just the economy, b on ste and local races a wel obama's pularity happens to be the same as it was before those races. they did not have particularly strong candidates. both of tm went to the race very wk and they nev gained muchraction. >> democrats in trouble, evan? >> since charles isot here, let mery to play his role, mely.
that america will protect you and you are not going to leave in the morning and have your family slaughtered by al qaeda, he will get information, you will be able to succeed and combating the enemy. that is the same proposal that mcchrystal is now making in afghanistan. >> i would recommend on the subject of a book called "the go soldiers," if you want to see the price one battalion of american soldiers paid during the surge. we are in afghanistan to keep al qaeda out. al qaeda in pakistan, and so is secretary of state, and she had strong words for pakistani journalists, who were essentially harassing her, i guess, but she said, but " i find it hard to believe you don't know where they are and you cannot go get them." >> i was with ambassador holbrooke this summer in pakistan. the pakistani press makes our press seem like the most docile i'll punch of the lambs -- docile bunch of lambs. they scream and shout and have these by the conspiracy theories and are incredibly aggravating. >> i find it hard to believe myself that they don't know where they are. >> one does wonder. she probably did j
for health care. this is why people in america support some sort of universal health care. we cannot do it this way anymore and be competitive. >> all of those countries are hemorrhaging as a result. >> not the way we are. >> the british and canadians, who have a single payer system, are drowning in debt as a result of their health care. >> not compared to us. >> there is a tank -- tax increase and the future. >> who is it going to tax? >> those behind the tree. >> very reassuring, thank you very much. let's talk about the confusion about mammograms. >> it may not be politically correct, but i think this is about money and politics, the beginning of rationing care, and i don't think it is about the health of individual women. >> there was one doctor who disagrees. the government advisory task force made recommendations about the frequency of mammograms, causing a furor in the medical community. the guidelines greeted by a panel of 60 helped officials concluded that -- created by a panel of 16 health-care officials concluded that mammograms are not necessary before 50 and only every two
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